February 21, 2022

Man who pulled a knife on his girlfriend walks free after she dropped the charges

The thirty-six-year-old man appeared in court charged with aggravated assault with a deadly instrument, after allegedly pulling a knife on his girlfriend during an altercation on [...]
February 21, 2022

School Security Guard leaving work charged for breach of curfew – claims he had a valid exemption pass

In court, he asked if he could plead guilty with a cause but was told he needed to make his plea before he could explain. He [...]
February 21, 2022

Man who pawns out a woman’s phone he borrowed to make a call and sold his brother’s icebox – fined for two counts of theft

Thirty-three-year-old Moses Guzman appeared in Belize City Magistrate's Court, courtroom #4 to answer for the theft of a cell phone belonging to one Sherly Barrow. Barrow [...]
February 17, 2022

Belize City shop owner charged for 18 grams of marijuana; previous conviction made it difficult to secure bail

Thirty-one-year-old Cindy Lui Mai appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court yesterday, where she pleaded not guilty to the charge of possession of a controlled [...]
February 17, 2022

Man who allegedly assaulted girlfriend expected she would drop charges but she never showed up to do so

Fitzroy Myles appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court yesterday and pleaded not guilty to a single count of common assault. He told the court [...]
February 15, 2022

Jasmine Hartin case postponed after COVID diagnosis

Hartin is accused of manslaughter by negligence of Senior Superintendent of Police Henry Jemmott in May of 2021, and separately of common assault and possession of [...]
February 14, 2022

Man sent to prison for gang affiliation a week after his brother

Jason Graham Willoughby appeared with his attorney Aaron Tillett in court today, charged with being a member of the Jerusalem Bone Yard Crips (JBYC) gang.
February 10, 2022

New Joint Public Accounts Committee has not had an effective meeting since formation, retiring NGO Senator reveals

But in seven months since its formation, Senator for the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) community Osmany Salas revealed during Wednesday’s meeting of the Senate, the Joint Public [...]